Liability insurance, particularly for new owner-operator businesses, can rank number one for in fixed costs for an independent without a truck payment -- $10K a year or more for a new business. If you've boosted your total coverage amount from $750K or $1 million upward in recent years, how much more did you subsequently pay in premiums?
Allington's passion extends through his owner-operator career to his work with the metal band Apnea.
Aspiring photographer Jodan Loan offers up a great picture of the Three Sisters peaks in Alberta, complete with night truck-lights motion blur, as a sort of tribute to several members of his trucking family.
More and more, drivers are taking the issue of four-wheeler distraction (chiefly by cellphones) into their own hands....
The new paper, "Truckload Capacity in 2014: What’s Causing the Capacity Crunch and What Can Shippers Do About It," though aimed at shippers, is an interesting read through a multifaceted set of circumstances that's led to today's favorable spot market conditions.
Independent owner-operator Joe Bielucki's sleep apnea story -- results following his preemptive strike of sorts relative to the condition two years ago.
In which a flight is missed in favor (well, sort of) of a tour through a unique expediter with integrated custom sleeper and dynamic aero adds by Bolt Custom Trucks.
The Big Iron Classic in Kasson, Minn., Sept. 5-6 another chance to get a look at driver Kenny Hubka's classic 1977 International 4200 Transtar conventional.
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